BMW gets serious about the upcoming Gran Turismo

BMW CEO, Norbert Reithofer, has already confirmed that the company will be producing a four-door Gran Turismo model based on the CS Concept that debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show. After that we haven’t heard much about what’s going on with the development of the car.

The Bavarian automaker has yet to release any official specs or technical details and probably won’t do so until mid-2008. However, a report has popped up today stating that Gerhard Richter, a member of the management team of the BMW M GmbH, will be assigned project leader on the upcoming Gran Turismo. Of course this means that the Gran Turismo will have massive M-influence from the get go.

Taking Richter’s spot while he’s away working on the Gran Turismo will be 50-year old Albert Biermann who will overlook the development of future M vehicles.

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Source: ZerCustoms (via AutoBlog)

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